Next-gen Hyundai Elantra Spied Testing on the international roads
It will take heavy design inspiration from the new Hyundai Sonata
Next-gen Hyundai Elantra might get a SmartStream engine
The upcoming Elantra interior will be more upmarket
The next-gen Hyundai Elantra spied doing the rounds and likely to take design inspiration from the new Hyundai Sonata. Internationally, the Hyundai Motor India Limited is more likely to introduce the Elantra Facelift at the end of 2019 as it is already spotted on the test. Meanwhile, the carmaker has also started testing the next-gen Elantra and spy pics are caught on the camera for the very first time.
The Elantra test mule seen covered in heavy camouflage, it appeared that designing of the car is not production-ready yet. Although, if you go by the latest Hyundai vehicles’ selection, it can be expected that the upcoming Hyundai Elantra will take heavy design inspiration from the new Sonata.
The next-gen Elantra is more likely to take styling to the next level. Talking of this context, the design cues must help Hyundai Elantra to rival against its competitors like Skoda Octavia, Honda Civic and Toyota Corolla Altis in this popular executive sedan section in India.
The exterior updates will be a major change of the next-gen Hyundai Elantra, so don’t expect the bigger mechanical modifications. Possibility of Elantra receiving a SmartStream engine is high, however, the currently-used four-cylinder engine will also stay in-line.
After the next-gen Hyundai Elantra introduction in the market, the South Korean car manufacturer can also include all-electric powertrain, sport N Line variant and hybrid motor in the range. The upcoming Hyundai Elantra interior will receive its upmarket material revisions as well as added entertainment, safety and convenience features as a priority.
As the Elantra Facelift updates are quite significant, so the automaker can reveal its next-gen sedan till 2021. The car might have bigger dimensions and it will be expected to follow the updated platform which allows additional room for the passengers.